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Cool video from the folks at MonkeyBasic.com who are selling an add-on to Brookshire’s Visual Show Automation (VSA) package. The software is tracking the head movements of an operator wearing a special IR-active headpiece, and translating them into real-time motions of an animatronic skull.

Make: Halloween Contest 2009

Microchip Technology Inc. and MAKE have teamed up to present to you the Make: Halloween Contest 2009! Show us your embedded microcontroller Halloween projects and you could be chosen as a winner.


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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